Canadian Football League news: July 11, 2008

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Friday, July 11, 2008

There were two games played in the Canadian Football League on July 10, 2008.

Game summaries

Calgary Stampeders @ Montreal Alouettes

  1 2 3 4 Total
Calgary Stampeders 0 10 10 1 23
Montreal Alouettes 11 0 1 0 19

Quarterback Henry Burris passed for 302 yards and rushed for a team-best 93 years as he led the Calgary Stampeders to 23–19 win over the Montreal Alouettes. The Alouettes jumped out to a 11–0 lead in the first quarter but were held to only eight more points until the end of the game. The teams were limited in scoring touchdowns; the Alouettes' Damon Duval scored three field goals, a 54-yard rouge, and two punt singles, with one coming from 77 yards. Duval's counterpart, Sandro DiAngelis had three field goals, including a 40-yard one at 0:11 of the fourth quarter to give the Stampeders a four point lead, which stood until the end of thegame.

Toronto Argonauts @ Edmonton Eskimos

  1 2 3 4 Total
Toronto Argonauts 8 7 10 17 28
Edmonton Eskimos 7 0 14 0 47

The Edmonton Eskimos had a 31-point second half as they beat the Toronto Argonauts 47–28. At end of the second half, the score was close, with being 16–15 in favour of the Eskimos. In the middle of the third quarter, however, Tristan Jackson blew the game open, with an 89 yard interception return and a 61 yard punt return for two touchdowns 86 seconds apart, to give the Eskimos a 30–15 lead. The Argonauts, however, narrowed the Eskimos' lead to 30–25 by the end of the quarter, as well as scoring a field goal 32 seconds into the fourth quarter to make the score 30–28. That would be as close as the Argonauts got, as Edmonton scored two touchdowns and a field goal unanswered, winning the game 47–28.

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